Photos: Seattle Seafair Fleet Week Day 1 – U.S. Navy ships arrive in Seattle & participate in parade of ships

 

SEATTLE (July 31, 2018) – A U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92), and ships from U.S. Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Navy arrive in Seattle for the 69th annual Seafair Fleet Week. The ships participated in a parade of ships in Elliot Bay upon their arrival before pulling up to their respective piers. Seafair Fleet Week is an annual celebration of the sea services wherein Sailors, Marines and Coast Guard members from visiting U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships and ships from Canada make the city a port of call.

U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Vaughan Dill, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Wood and Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jonathan Jiang

U.S. Marine Corps photos by Lance Cpl. Ana S. Madgrigal and Cpl. Joseph Prado

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